Levant (Turkish currency) postal stationery
Note: the numbering system used below is copyright © GBOS, and may not be used without permission.
This is a simplified listing. The numbering of the postcards continues from the items in Levant (British currency) listings.
LW1 Queen Victoria. 2½d blue envelope overprinted "40 PARAS". 1893.
LR1-5 King Edward VII. 2d+1d brown envelope overprinted "REGn FEE" above imprinted stamp and "40 PARAS" below it. 1902. Sizes F, G, H, H2, K
LR6-7 King Edward VII. 2d+1d brown envelope overprinted "REGn FEE" "1 PIASTRE". 1905. Sizes G, H
LR8-12 as above, but the (R) at top left is replaced by a box for the registration label. sizes F, G, H. There are two types of reverse, headed either "Inland Registration" (sizes G, H, 1907) or "Registration" (sizes F, G, 1909).
LR13-19 King George V. 3d brown overprinted "1 PIASTRE". 1911. sizes G, H, H2, K. Sizes G, H, K can be found with (1912) or without (1912) a small white "W" on the stamp below the King's head; size H2 is only recorded without it.
LR20-23 King George V. 5d orange-red (shades) envelope overprinted "7½ PIASTRES". 1921. size F, G, H, K
LR24-27 King George V. 4½d purple envelope overprinted "7½ PIASTRES". 1922. size F, G, H, K
LC10 George V 1d red postcard overprinted 4½ piastres.
LC11 George V 1½d brown postcard overprinted 4½ piastres.
LC12 George V 1½d + 1½d reply postcard overprinted 4½ piastres on each half.
page last updated: 5 September 2007, 10 February 2011, 22 May 2012
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